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Rhode Island Public Schools

Overview

Public Schools Overview Rhode Island School Districts by City
Number Of Students 141,541
Number Of Rhode Island Schools 306
Number Of Rhode Island School Districts 57
Spending Per Student $16,698

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
Reading Proficiency 35.2433308143167

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
Math Proficiency 24.842913209013

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 61.6% 50.9%
Black 8.0% 15.6%
Hispanic 23.3% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.9% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 46.1% 50.9%
English Language Learners 6.5% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 16.5% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 14.45
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Rhode Island Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 1,056,298 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 1,022 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 5.3% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 18.9% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 32.8% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 28.0% 26.4%
65 Or Older 15.1% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 410,602 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 11.3% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.2% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.9% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 10.9% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 14.3% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.8% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.1% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.0% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.6% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 13.4% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,706 $1,232,208,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,654 $234,098,000 9.9%
Staff $532 $75,256,000 3.2%
General Administration $224 $31,660,000 1.3%
School Administration $739 $104,635,000 4.4%
Operation $1,201 $170,046,000 7.2%
Transportation $747 $105,743,000 4.5%
Other $615 $87,109,000 3.7%
Total Support $5,712 $808,547,000 34.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,280 $322,767,000 13.7%
Total Expenditures $16,698 $2,363,522,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%